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Recommended Actions for the Week of 20170424

Local Level Actions

National Level Actions / Other

From the Calendar

Every Monday: Attend a vigil hosted by C2C between 11:30a.m.-1:30p.m. or 5:00p.m. in front of City Hall. Show the powers that be that you stand by our undocumented workers and anyone else running afoul of ICE. Let the officials know it’s not alright to tear families apart! Also, a Dignity Dialogue will be held on May 15th. More details to come on the timing and location.

Monday, April 24, 2017 from 8:30-9:30p.m.: Ask Me Anything (AMA) with county council candidate Amy Glasser. This AMA will be held live on the Riveters Collective Facebook group.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00p.m.: Whatcom Votes to Win! Interested in working with coalition members on a voter registration and mobilization effort? If so, please join the group at the Central Labor Hall, 1700 State Street #203, Bellingham, WA (north of Grocery Outlet). Contact Michael Shepard at with questions.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 8:30-9:30p.m.: Ask Me Anything (AMA) on the Solar Jobs Bill with Dana Brandt and Markus Virta. The Solar Jobs Bill (HB 1048/SB 4955) is still in committee but could be passed this session. Dana Brandt, owner of Ecotech Solar & VP of Solar Installers of WA, and Markus Virta, director of sales and business development for Western Solar have agreed to take your questions on how to advocate for the best bill we can get. Please join on Reddit/RivetersWA. Visit Solar Strong WA to learn more about the Solar Jobs Bill.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11:00-3:30p.m.: People’s Climate March in Bellingham at Maritime Heritage Park, 500 W. Holly St., Bellingham, WA 98225. On April 29th, a coalition of organizations will be converging on Washington, DC for the Peoples Climate March and Community2Community, Bellingham NoDAPL Coalition, Bellingham Racial Justice Coalition and 350Bellingham are co-hosting this sister march. For more information, please view the Riveters Collective calendar, or join and spread the word on Facebook.